Shire of Moorabool


Shire of Moorabool
Shire of Moorabool
Victoria
Australia Victoria Moorabool Shire.svg
Location in Victoria
Population: 27,896(2009)[1]
Established: 1994
Area: 2110 km² (814.7 sq mi)
Mayor: Dianne McAuliffe
Council Seat: Ballan
State District: Ballarat East, Melton
Federal Division: Ballarat
Moorabool.gif
Website: http://www.moorabool.vic.gov.au/
LGAs around Shire of Moorabool:
Hepburn Hepburn Macedon Ranges
Ballarat Shire of Moorabool Melton
Golden Plains Greater Geelong Wyndham

The Shire of Moorabool is a Local Government Area in Victoria, Australia. It is located in the southwestern part of the state. It has an area of 2,110 square kilometres. In 2006 it had a population of 25,474.

The administrative centre is at Ballan, while the largest urban centre is Bacchus Marsh. Other small population areas in the east are Balliang, Mount Wallace and Myrniong, in the centre Blackwood, Greendale, Gordon, Koorweinguboora and Mount Egerton and to the west Bungaree, Elaine and Wallace.

The shire was formed in 1994 by the amalgamation of the Shire of Bacchus Marsh, Shire of Ballan and parts of Shire of Bungaree and the City of Werribee.

Contents

Wards

  • Bungal
  • East Moorabool
  • West Moorabool
  • Woodlands

East Moorabool ward is represented by four elected Councillors, the other wards by one elected Councillor.

See also

List of localities (Victoria)

[2]

References

Shire of Moorabool Local Government Area

External links

Coordinates: 37°36′00″S 144°15′00″E / 37.6°S 144.25°E / -37.6; 144.25


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